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Giovanni DeCunto -- Encore

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 11.09.2015 | Arts
Stacey Alcorn

What happens when an artist has a message so deeply profound that it cannot be contained on one canvas?

Renaud Proch on Independent Curators International (ICI)

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 11.05.2015 | Arts
Lilia Ziamou

his year, ICI celebrates its 40th anniversary. We reached out to Renaud Proch, ICI's Executive Director, who shares with us his perspective on this pioneering and innovative organization. In this conversation, Renaud Proch talks to us about ICI's core values, enabling implementation, and the importance of networks.

New Wave Women: Frieze

Catherine Corman | Posted 10.06.2015 | Arts
Catherine Corman

She wants to capture "that particular moment when they're about to become what they'll become," she says. "I like looking at people when they're finding their way, living up to themselves."

Street Art Fair LA: Packed with Art and Fans

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 10.03.2015 | Arts
John Wellington Ennis

The first-ever Street Art Fair LA is going down this week at Siren Studios on Orange and Santa Monica in Hollywood, probably the biggest collection of street art in Los Angeles since MoCA's acclaimed "Art in the Streets" exhibit in 2011.

Iraq Documentary Filmmaker Turns His Lens on the US Prison Pipeline

Ming Holden | Posted 08.21.2015 | Entertainment
Ming Holden

Manning's current work on The Odyssey Project film grows out of the belief that relying on that "sophisticated machine" of mainstream media to tell the truth about incarcerated young men of color would be an exercise in futility.

One for All: The American Soldier Proves Sacrifice Is a Family Issue

Jaime Lubin | Posted 07.22.2015 | Arts
Jaime Lubin

Taurel explores the many faces of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), painting a detailed portrait of the military experience which explains that when trauma strikes one, it affects all.

Mist of the Earth: A Stunning Exhibition of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest Region

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 07.10.2015 | Arts
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

It was during a visit to São Paulo that a budding acquaintance with Denise Milan was spawned. I was drawn to her work and a world of discovery that she presented to me through her stone constructs and the multilayered tableaus that resonated throughout her installations.

Blossoming Pianos, Reviving Mimì, and Other Signs of Spring

Camille Zamora | Posted 06.29.2015 | Arts
Camille Zamora

Today -- finally! -- is the day. After a horrific winter featuring the coldest recorded temperatures in the past 81 years combined with a flu vaccine of historic inefficacy, spring has finally shown up.

New Wave Women: Emerging Artists

Catherine Corman | Posted 06.29.2015 | Arts
Catherine Corman

While Isabella Huffington is visibly influenced by Yayoi Kusama, Jim Hodges, and the Pointillists, her inspirations reach deep into art history.

Who, If Not Artists, Can Inspire Us In Days Of Change?

Yanna Bat Adam, Heartist | Posted 05.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Yanna Bat Adam, Heartist

An authentic artist creates beauty that lifts us up to the highest within us. The Creativity of such an artist comes from his or her connection to the Divine Source, which is therefore able to make a truly constructive contribution to humanity.

Celebrating 19th-Century American Female Composers

Diane Propsner | Posted 05.09.2015 | College
Diane Propsner

With the momentum created via her recital, Ellen is hopeful that her passion will inspire others to take part in spotlighting this music. She shared her thoughts for promoting a more inclusive version of history in music classrooms.

10 Famous Paintings That Will Make You Feel Happy You DON'T Have A Valentine

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.13.2015 | Arts

In honor of this most divisive of holidays, we're revisiting an old post honoring those of us who will not be receiving Hallmark cards. And wouldn't w...

Artist 'Fights' His Drawings, And They're A Knockout

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.07.2015 | Arts

We often hear about the tortured relationship artists have with their work. Alex Solis takes that to a clever extreme in his "Inkteraction" series. ...

New Wave Women: Pulse and Nada

Catherine Corman | Posted 02.28.2015 | Arts
Catherine Corman

"By photographing these marginal details; stains, traces, dust, dirt, I bring them to the center of vision, allowing them to exist and prevail," she says, in an attempt to foreground "the abjectness of the otherwise invisible."

Here's What Your Inferiority Complex Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.15.2014 | Arts

Care to cross the Stream of Self-Consciousness or scale the Insecurity Fence? Welcome to cartoonist Grant Snider's "The Inferiority Complex," a pla...

A Dance Celebration in Chicago at the Auditorium Theater

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 02.04.2015 | Arts
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

The return of the company to Chicago after almost 17 years was a gift to lovers of dance.

Photos Of ''Star Wars' In Real Life Will Put You Over The Moon

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.26.2014 | Arts

Thomas Dagg brings "Star Wars" to the real world. The Toronto-based photographer drew on his boyhood love of the series by inserting its characters...

Superheroes Strike A Pose For 16th Century Flemish Paintings

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.19.2014 | Arts

French photographer Sacha Goldberger is giving superheroes the power to travel back in time -- and into would-be masterpieces. In his "Super Flemis...

Straight to the Point: Young Jean Lee's Straight White Men

Bess Rowen | Posted 01.17.2015 | Arts
Bess Rowen

Leave it to Young Jean Lee to get straight to the point, by saying: okay, now what? Straight White Men doesn't give us the answer, but I think it does very important work by challenging us to confront three-dimensional characters that we can't easily dismiss.

Gorgeous, Trippy Light Show Will Make You Want To Get On Your Bike And Ride

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.06.2014 | Arts

If human-powered transportation were always this beautiful, maybe a lot more of us would be pedaling around. Check out "Ghost Peloton," an on-the-m...

Celebrate November With The 15 Best Mustaches In History

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.05.2014 | Arts

In case you haven't noticed the abundance of upper-lip hair this month, we're here to tell you that we're in the thick of No Shave November, or the eq...

'The Impossibility of Theatre:' An Interview with Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota

Bess Rowen | Posted 12.27.2014 | Arts
Bess Rowen

I asked the impressive director of Théâtre de la Ville in Paris some questions about his approach to this production and theatre in general and his answers will hopefully inspire you as much as they have me.

Needed: Arts Management Mentors

Michael Kaiser | Posted 12.14.2014 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

There is a great deal of discussion about the need for building tomorrow's audiences if the arts world is to survive. In response, most arts institutions devote substantial efforts to arts education and audience development programs.

New Wave Women: Paris Photo Los Angeles

Catherine Corman | Posted 12.02.2014 | Arts
Catherine Corman

Corinne Vionnet layers hundreds of similar photographs of the same landmark to give an impression of a place we all know. Influenced by the mists of Monet and Turner, as well as early etchings of monuments, she hopes to create a portrait of collective memory.

Nōbody's Business: This Lingering Life

Bess Rowen | Posted 11.25.2014 | Arts
Bess Rowen

Though the average American theatergoer has not seen a play from the classical Japanese theatrical style of Noh (Nō) theatre, they likely have seen playwrights influenced by that style.